Allantoin INCI Name:  Allantoin, USP

Allantoin is a white, odorless crystalline powder. Allantoin has been classified by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration's Advisory Review Panel on Over-The-Counter Topical Analgesics as a Category I (safe and effective) active ingredient skin protectant at use-levels of 0.5 to 2.0 percent. It can be formulated into various oral products such as toothpaste, mouth rinses and denture adhesives.

Application Information




Oral Care

When added to oral care formulations, a skin protectant protects injured or exposed skin or mucous membrane surfaces.

  • Promotes a healthy environment
  • Provides emollient properties
  • Protects mucous membranes


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Product Literature(publicly available)

Additional Product Literature

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Technical Information

Formulations and Solution Properties

Suggested use level: 0.5 to 2.0 percent.

Allantoin chemical structure

Allantoin chemical structure

Market Information



Product Types or Functions

Personal Care
Oral Care
Emollient, Promotes Healing